Magill, Eric Lindsay (Corporal, b.1893 - d.1915)

Unit 7th Australian Light Horse Regiment
Place Middle East: Ottoman Empire, Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Accession Number 2DRL/0212
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm.
Object type Diary
Maker Magill, Eric Lindsay
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1931
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/1545
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Collection relating to the service of 474 Corporal Eric Lindsay Magill, 7 Light Horse Regiment, AIF, Gallipoli, 1915. Collection consists of a typescript copy of a diary kept by Corporal Magill between 18 May 1915 and 10 October 1915. Copy made by Australian War Memorial in 1931. Location of original diary unknown.

History / Summary

Biographical note: 474 Corporal Eric Lindsay, 7 Light Horse Regiment, AIF; farmer; of Bogan Gate, NSW; born Naradjuha, Victoria; educated at Tooau East State School; joined the AIF on 1 October 1914; died on 20 October 1915, at St. Elmo's Hospital, Malta, of wounds received at Gallipoli, aged 22 years, 6 months.